<< For those who don't know, YouTube currently has no 'Visual Arts' category. Artists had to upload their art videos under these three categories, 'Howto & Style', 'Education', and 'Film & Animation'. Howto & Style is dominated by make up tutorials. Education does not mention art, and that's bad because some schools have cut off art from their curriculum. Film & Animation is close to visual arts, but it only shows videos that fit the name of the category. If we can get a 'Visual Arts' category on YouTube, artists will be recognized for their work. It might even encourage schools to bring art back to their curriculum. I strongly urge the members of the YouTube Artist Fanclub to take action by signing the petition to get YouTube to establish a 'Visual Arts' category. Click on the link below to where the petition is. Please watch the video by Merrill Kazanjian attached to the petition, it will explain what you need to do(this video was uploaded on New Year's Eve 2011, but it is still important now). Then read and sign the petition. Finally, share it with other artists in the deviantart community and convince them to do the same thing. This is very important, not just for artists, but for people who want to learn how to draw and learn about art.
Here is the link to the petition: www.change.org/petitions/creat… >>